Opinion: Lack of CEO engagement in comms impacts business growth

Laura Tallett, director of business and corporate at Speed Communications, discusses the struggle of engaging CEOs in marketing activity and how to overcome these barriers. Gaining buy-in from the senior leadership team is paramount to any successful comms strategy, yet many businesses face challenges when it comes to engaging their CEO in their marcomms programme.… Continue reading Opinion: Lack of CEO engagement in comms impacts business growth

The case for investing in earned media

Consumer attitudes have changed radically in recent years. People aren’t just becoming more sceptical of traditional push marketing tactics. They’re increasingly taking steps to avoid them altogether. Ad blocker penetration has surged 20% since 2016 to 615 million users worldwide. Meanwhile, new research from YouGov suggests that three quarters of Brits don’t want marketers targeting… Continue reading The case for investing in earned media

Why it’s time for CMOs to embrace PR and comms

What you’re about to read might sound like bad news. But for businesses that arm themselves with the right tools, it actually represents a huge opportunity just waiting to be realised. You see, consumer trust is falling across the board. Global research firm Nielsen reports that consumers now trust print, TV and radio ads less… Continue reading Why it’s time for CMOs to embrace PR and comms